Referrals for admission: (877) 822-4722

Now in two locations: Boston and Dedham.

The Rehabilitative Services Unit (RSU) offers short-term, skilled nursing care for patients who require rehabilitation services after an acute hospital stay before returning to their home in the community. Learn more

Determining an appropriate post-hospital care plan following a screening by a case manager or discharge planner at an acute care hospital, patients will consult with their physician and family to determine the most appropriate post-hospital care plan.

Goals and objectives will be established If the RSU is recommended, the patient meets the unit's criteria for clinical expertise, and a bed is available, the patient will be admitted to the RSU for short-term care.

Non-eligible patients for RSU admission: 

  • Ventilator-dependent 
  • Spinal cord injury 
  • Burn 
  • Hemodialysis 
  • Total parenteral nutrition
  • Head-injured patients

Skilled nursing is a Medicare-covered benefit. The RSU accepts only Medicare or private payment for its services.

Insurances Accepted:

Most major insurances, including

  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Medicare
  • Private Pay

Medical Acute Care Unit (MACU) Admission

MACU referrals for admission: 877-822-4722

The MACU provides extended medical and rehabilitative care for patients with complex medical conditions or multiple acute or chronic illnesses. Learn more

Evaluation prior to admission

One of Hebrew Rehabilitation Center's clinical liaisons evaluates patients prior to admission to the Medical Acute Care Unit. A decision about the patient's appropriateness for admission is made based on clinical information and a discussion with the patient and family. Once a patient is deemed clinically appropriate, insurance benefits and eligibility are reviewed to ensure that there is adequate funding for the admission.

Insurance Accepted:

Most Major Insurances, including

  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Private Pay
  • Commonwealth Care Alliance
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